This version eliminates the 'frying' step, instead the eggplant is roasted, which concentrates the flavor. While not traditional, I love the added ricotta 'lasagna' layer that serves as the protein. I like the eggplant to shine, so I do not add too many herbs or spices. A wonderful dish!
This is also called Spatchcocking, I don't know WHY, but it is! I put the game hen on my cutting board and with my big chefs knife cut through the breast bone and then flatten it out. You can also ask them to do it for you at the meat counter in your supermarket. I love Cornish Game Hens, they are super juicy.
Sheet Pan Lemon Chicken
A special Summer Shrimp Salad as a simple supper or small plate for guests... when its too hot to cook... assemble!
I am a very fast cook. I put my protein on the counter, find a few complimentary ingredients and make a great dish!
Greek Yogurt does not have to be SWEET. If you have ever said the words DOUBLE YOGURT SAUCE when ordering a Gyro, you will LOVE this dish. Its a dish of Tzatziki with shrimp.
We all look for that fast healthy tasty meal for a busy weeknight. This is it. Heaven in a bowl.
A hot summer evening with a cool Cobb style salad! On the table in 10 minutes with fixin's in your fridge. Super simple to make, delicious & bariatric easy!
Tender Steak Salad is filling and full of protein - part of the meal plan for our Inspire Diet program - delicious Bariatric Eating
Summertime has finally arrived in my neck of the woods so I start craving lighter, fresh meals.
By the time you straighten up the house and get your family settled, the aroma of this delicious meal will have them all at the table. Super easy, healthy and delicious.
Super simple and delicious soft food for bariatric post-ops.
We all look for a supper that is fast, delicious and has some nutritional merit. This is a wonderful meal even if you were not running short on time - that you can throw it together in five minutes is a gift.
IF you are searching for a way to make that jump from smooth creamy pureés to soft foods and have NO idea how to do it, please let me give you the gift of this recipe. It is a technique for braising that you can have in your pocket for the rest of your life. This meal is soft and delicious and makes chicken easy to eat for ANYONE. I promise.
Chinese food is super delicious BUT not Bariatric Friendly because the sauces are often very high in sugar and many of the chicken or beef bites are deep-fried before being tossed with the sauce.
Easy. Tasty. Fast. Chicken and vegetables on a stick. Make a lovely cucumber tomato salad and you have bariatric perfection on a plate.
Simmer a tender pork roast all day and serve with a slightly sweet and tangy sauce for a dinner that's Lip-Smacking' Good!
The secret to this dish is red lentils do not have skins, so they're tender in 20 minutes, a bowl of golden goodness.
One of the most delicious meals you will ever make! It takes just minutes. Truth.
My bariatric friendly version combines Lit'l Smokies, Smucker's Sugar-Free Grape Jam and G Hughes Sugar-Free BBQ Sauce - all 3 found at Walmart. Boom. Lick your fingers good.
This is the easiest way to cook a meal that happens to be one of the tastiest as well. Throw it all on a sheet pan or in this case, a grill pan and throw it into a screaming hot oven.
Warm Chinese Chicken Salad
Here is a winner for your Bariatric favorites. Moist and Juicy Chicken Burgers with a snappy herb flavor. Serve on Iceberg or Butter Lettuce leaves with Creamy Sriracha Sauce!
Serve with roasted Parmesan cauliflower or a tomato cucumber salad!
The flavors of Pizza in a high protein meal IN LESS TIME than if I heated up a store-bought cauliflower or that other kind of low carb pizza from an overpriced box in the freezer. Make this one FRESH instead!
The secret? That it has fewer than 2 carbs per serving!
Pop a ham and egg cup into your microwave - 15 seconds twice, plate and eat!
Super Easy and reheat beautiful as long as you microwave them just 15 seconds at a time until warm. Be Gentle!
Tender to eat, plenty of protein, cheesy, delicious, and since you are making an entire pie, one quiche lasts for several breakfasts, lunches, and dinners.
Omg... corn? Oh no, not evil corn. Yes, corn... cutting an ear of fresh corn into rounds gives everyone a taste and adds about 3 carbs to your meal. THREE CARBS! It's clean and fresh and flavorful and tastes so good with the pan juices. What a meal... try this one.
This time we have added Oscar Mayer Natural Hardwood Smoked Sausage slices! Oh my my!
Throw some chops on the grill until they are a perfect medium rare and pair them with a salad and summer corn.
You can put a plate of freshly baked chicken tenders on the table in less time than you can cook frozen processed ones!
The flavors are sweet and sour with cool and creamy textures. A super delicious salad you'll dream about.
A Delicious Supper Shouldn't Take Forever To Cook! This Is Easy, Fast & Delicious!
When I posted a picture of the supper I served the other evening, I received a lot of positive comments asking for the recipe for the Blue Cheese Dressing that I make with Fage Greek Yogurt.
Here's another budget friendly meal.
The flavors of a chili dog on a plate! But...GO EASY ON THE CHEESE!
Ricotta is a creamy, slightly sweet, fresh cheese that is the smooth Italian cousin of cottage cheese. It can be a new post op's very best friend.
An easy, healthy, very tasty teriyaki sauce that works well with high protein scallops but is also excellent with shrimp or chicken.
Supper inspiration from Fresh Market sale 'Sashimi Tuna Steaks - Two for $7.99'. Assemble this awesome salad in five minutes.
This sauce is perfect for the flavor of salmon but is also delicious with roasted tilapia or shrimp as well!
You can use mussels and shrimp as I have chosen for this version, or create your own favorite, using scallops, clams, crab, or even a whole fish filet or cubes of a firm fish such as swordfish or mahi.
Super delicious. The best part is that its EASY... Stuffed Cabbage used to take hours... this is bubbling in the pot in 20 minutes.
If you have any doubt as to the unhealthiness of Chinese cuisine, look at the Nutrition Page of Pei Wei Asian Bistro. I wondered WHY I was so sleepy and sick after eating there and to my shock discovered that the Beef and Broccoli I chose had over 40 grams of sugar.
One of my super powers, is that I can add enough flavor, also known as 'doctoring up' a quasi packaged food where no one really knows that it's not homemade.
The stroganoff sauce is delicious. An excellent family meal when paired with a dressed mixed salad.
It is perfect for breakfast, lunch, supper, or at midnight when you just got home and want something good to eat.
It is also very easy to make. Give it a try and it will be your 'go to' meal when you are short on time.
The flavors of cheesy pizza toppings stuffed into a tomato shell. Genius!
These simple chicken sliders come together in a snap!
Lots of great flavors pulled from the shelves and quickly combined in this stew with the flavors of Spain!
We have another chicken dinner winner! Tender chicken bites, juicy zucchini & kapow from the olives and pepperoncini!
This tastes as good as it looks and just fifteen minutes ago it was a rotisserie chicken, a jar of salsa, and cheese!
Yep, from the folks who invented Cheeseburger Pie, we bring you Chicken Taco Pie.
This is a great summer dish, so refreshing and cool. The flavors of Mexico in a glass.
This No Sugar Teriyaki Sauce is great as a marinade or as a sauce.
The classic chicken wing is even more delicious when roasted until crispy and browned
Soft food stages can drag on for what seems forever unless you get creative. You can also make this dish with a jar of supermarket roasted salsa.
I love these. It is very easy to make half a dozen at one time for snacking or lunches. Pure bariatric protein. Filling, tasty... a great meal.
There are NO recipes for these, they are THAT simple.
Ummm, soft and tender and delicious. High protein, very low carb Ricotta Fritters. Watched Jamie Olive make this recipe with a much greater flourish! Here's the basic version I eat for lunch at my desk.
Really delicious and very versatile. I use a silicon mold with ruffled edges - keep an eye on them in oven as you want to remove while a bit jiggly in the center.
Fresh Bing Cherries are everywhere. Try this simple salsa and you will look forward to cherries every year forward. The flavor of the sweet cherries with the balsamic is so good!
Smoked Paprika elevates the flavor of the chicken cutlet to beyond, then fresh salsa turns it into a perfect bariatric dish that you can serve to guests at even the fanciest event!
Your tray of Italian Sausage and Peppers will be the first one empty PLUS it gives you something delicious to eat that is low carb and will undoubtedly keep your face out of the Doritos.
This is a quick and easy Low Carb and HIGHLY Delicious meal you can make on a busy weeknight!
Perfect for hot summer nights!
Cooking eggs so they don't have an ugly green sulfur ring makes a huge difference! They look better, taste better and we are able to eat them.
I always keep the few canned ingredients on hand for this simple yet truly delicious dish.
A great dish to make on a Sunday so you can take the leftovers as an office lunch in your BE Lunch Bag!
Top choice to serve with Soup on a late home from work night. Soup and a bariatric friendly 'sandwich' can't be beat!
This is total no brainer food… a fast lunch that is extremely nutritious and so delicious.
Excellent bariatric friendly food - the fish steams and is so tender and delicious.
Bariatric Style Romaine Lettuce Tacos Are Very Cool And Super Tasty.
One of those recipes that you don’t really have to measure and it always comes out perfect.
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